Monthly Archives: August 2011

20 years of linux

Linux has been with us for 20 years now. Although I am not a linux user myself (as you may have read elsewhere on this blog, I am a FreeBSD user), I do follow the linux world from the sidelines. … Continue reading

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Hate fail

I’ve already spent a post on how the AMD fanboys are hating on some of my blogposts… Didn’t really want to dwell on it anymore, but I found one that failed quite hard, so I thought I’d share it with … Continue reading

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Crysis 2 tessellation…

The new DirectX 11 features in Crysis 2 were documented quite nicely by Crytek in this document: http://www.mycrysis.com/sites/default/files/support/download/c2_dx11_ultra_upgrade.pdf It sounds good: they use tessellation only where required, and tessellation uses an adaptive approach. They use Parallax Occlusion Mapping (POM) for … Continue reading

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A fix if Mirror’s Edge hangs at the splash screen

I recently got a new motherboard and CPU for my computer, and I found that Mirror’s Edge no longer worked. Even reinstalling the game didn’t seem to make a difference. It did detect an update after the reinstall, so I … Continue reading

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Yes, AMD fanboys *are* idiots

We knew that already, but, my last blog attracted their attention again. It’s interesting to see how they think… or well, don’t think. It seems that most of them can’t argue the points I make, so they go straight for … Continue reading

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